Talent Acquisition Partner / Senior Recruiter, AniCura Netherlands

We are looking for a Talent Acquisition Partner to join our exciting journey in shaping the future of veterinary care. The successful candidate will be an integral part in forming how we attract, recruit and become the employer of choice in the Netherlands.

AniCura is a family of well-known animal hospitals and clinics specialised in veterinary care for companion animals. AniCura provides modern, high-quality veterinary care for pets at over 400 European locations and creates peace of mind for pet owners through excellent access and patient safety. Every year, AniCura’s 8,000 passionate veterinary professionals attend to three million companion animal patients.

Since 2018, AniCura is part of Mars Veterinary Health, a family-owned company focused on veterinary care.

About our vacancy

As our Talent Acquisition Partner you will lead recruitment processes from start to finish, with a focus on veterinarians for our hospitals and clinics across the Netherlands. This role is unique as its both operational and strategic and you will be able to take part in creating and setting up the Talent Acquisition function from scratch.

Together with your other TA colleague, Sabrina, you will build a plan on how to recruit and attract talents to AniCura across the Netherlands. You will setup the most efficient ways of sourcing talents, build talent pools and together with our fantastic marketing team ensure AniCura stays on top of mind of the candidates. The veterinary care industry is made up of many external stakeholders like education, associations and other important industry stakeholders, its therefore important that you enjoy external networking and building relationships.


Your responsibilities as a recruiter:

  • Successfully manage recruitment processes from start to finish, together with hiring managers, ensure high quality recruitment.
  • Hold intake meetings with hiring managers, identify and source candidates, create shortlists of candidates by interviewing and evaluating them against the role brief.
  • Create talent pools and sourcing strategies for key roles within our organisation.
  • Building a strong external network of stakeholders (platforms, universities, interest groups etc) in order to grow the talent pool.
  • Develop a talent acquisition plan for AniCura, based on our overall strategy and objectives.
  • Implement an efficient and data driven recruitment process, ways of working and lead stakeholders through the change.
  • Ensure a fantastic candidate experience from the first contact until the person embarks their journey at AniCura.

The role is fulltime and will be initially for 12 months with the perspective of becoming permanent. We are flexible for the right candidate in regards to working hours (minimum of 36 hours). The role is based in our Dutch head office in Amsterdam and we are flexible in terms of working from home. You will be required to travel to visit our hospitals and clinics to establish a good relationship with our key stakeholders.

You will report into the People & Organisation Manager in the Netherlands and have a dotted line to the Head of Talent Acquisition for AniCura Group. You will be part of the NL People & Organisation team as well as the global TA team.

You as a recruiter

You enjoy making a difference, build networks and relationships and thrive in a growing business where you can contribute to a higher life quality for pets and their owners. We shape the future of veterinary care together and we are a truly values driven organisation.

You are expected to have:

  • Relevant University Academic degree or similar
  • Ideally 5-7 years of working experience within recruitment, where you have managed recruitment process from start to finish. Its an advantage if you have worked within an inhouse TA function and within the health care or pharma industry.
  • In depth knowledge and experience within sourcing of candidates, screening and competency-based interviewing techniques.
  • Best in class management of candidates and hiring managers.
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to network and talk to different types of people and stakeholders, be it in clinics, at university or with senior leadership.
  • Organised, structured and great at planning.
  • Additional advantage if you have previous experience from the (veterinary) care industry or the animal/pet industry.
  • Fluent in Dutch, both written and verbally. Good knowledge of English. Any other languages are of course highly valued.

We believe you are motivated by creating value for your hiring managers, develop new efficient ways of working and working close to your colleagues. Our organisation is very family focused and values driven, and most of us have a big passion for pets.

One key strength is to be able to create trust with key stakeholders and colleagues in a quite complex, yet small, organisation. You are pragmatic, organised and without prestige. with the best for our clinics and hospitals in mind. Being able to influence people around you, both candidates and colleagues to create ambassadorship for AniCura, is vital in order to be successful in the role. It is likely that you have a passion for pets and enjoy working in a developing environment with a high pace.

Interested in this vacancy?

If you believe that this is your next step in your career, please apply today by submitting your CV and cover letter. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact Leonie Blok, P&O Manager leonie.blok@anicura.nl +31647082769 or Zeina Hasan, Group Head of TA +46 70 648 12 72 or zeina.hasan@anicuragroup.com.

Agency acquisition related to this vacancy is not appreciated.

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